Derek Carlisle says prosecutors failed to prove that Mears intentionally killed Brett Kelly or that other factors justified life imprisonment without parole. Jurors convicted Mears in July of first-degree murder. An attorney for Mears says he plans to appeal
New Mexico have been sentenced to prison. Tracy Allen Province, 46, was sentenced Monday to five consecutive terms of life imprisonment without the possibility of release. Casslyn Mae Welch, 47, got a 40-year prison sentence. Province and Welch were
The Sierra Vista Herald reports a judge in Bisbee ordered Theodore Ramos, who was 17 when he committed the crimes, to life without parole Wednesday. Ramos was also received maximum sentences for 12 sexual assault counts, two counts of aggravated assault
not guilty to rape charges in Los Angeles. If convicted of aggravated rape in Louisiana, Sharper and Nunez would face life imprisonment . Sharper retired after the 2010 season, after 14 years in the NFL. He's an analyst for the NFL Network, which has
agreement, Province will be sentenced to five consecutive terms of life imprisonment without the possibility of release. Welch faces a maximum penalty of life imprisonment under her plea agreement. Both remain in custody pending their sentencing
penalty in Arizona. CAADP said it wants the community to know there are less costly alternatives to execution, such as life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for individuals that have committed serious crimes. Copyright 2012 Associated Press
improbable they could have completed the hikes without food or water. A conviction on each of the counts carries a maximum of life imprisonment , a $250,000 fine or both. C opyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.
security reasons. The 55-year-old head of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was sentenced to life imprisonment last month after prosecutors used DNA evidence to show he fathered a child with a 15-year-old girl prosecutors say
year for schizophrenia. He was forcibly medicated for some of that time but now takes his medication voluntarily. A plea agreement requires that Loughner serve life without parole . Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.